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    Re: Would the rich miss 5%?

    Quote Originally Posted by jallman View Post
    Which has to do with what?
    Jallman gets it.
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    Re: Would the rich miss 5%?

    Quote Originally Posted by jallman View Post
    Which has to do with what?
    Tax income goes to more than "just" providing housing for those who cannot.

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    Re: Would the rich miss 5%?

    Quote Originally Posted by stalin_was_a_nice_being View Post
    It's not for someone who is already a billionaire and who earned more than a billion dollars in one year.
    Warren told me that they can f**k off then, he wont work for two years tax money.

    If I would go utopian for a moment, I would rather have them tax certain consumer goods heavily. We all need food, shelter and things that give us hope like education and healthcare, no need to tax that heavily. On the other hand, hummers, fake tits, kaviar, whale meat, pda's, lawyers and other crap could be taxed 500%.

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    Re: Would the rich miss 5%?

    Quote Originally Posted by Hatuey View Post
    Jallman gets it.
    I "guess" I don't.

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    Re: Would the rich miss 5%?

    Quote Originally Posted by stalin_was_a_nice_being View Post
    Tax income goes to more than "just" providing housing for those who cannot.
    Which justifies robbing a man of his money...how?

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    Re: Would the rich miss 5%?

    Quote Originally Posted by Djoop View Post
    Warren told me that they can f**k off then, he wont work for two years tax money.

    If I would go utopian for a moment, I would rather have them tax certain consumer goods heavily. We all need food, shelter and things that give us hope like education and healthcare, no need to tax that heavily. On the other hand, hummers, fake tits, kaviar, whale meat, pda's, lawyers and other crap could be taxed 500%.
    I'm sure most rich socially responsible people would have no problem being taxed higher than the most so long as they knew the government was spending their money responsibly. If we are to tax the rich like the way I was saying, the government would have to be much more responsible and transparent and it would need to downsize too.

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    Re: Would the rich miss 5%?

    Quote Originally Posted by stalin_was_a_nice_being View Post
    I'm sure most rich socially responsible people would have no problem being taxed higher than the most so long as they knew the government was spending their money responsibly. If we are to tax the rich like the way I was saying, the government would have to be much more responsible and transparent and it would need to downsize too.
    I guess what I don't get is why you have this aching desire to penalize people's success with higher taxes.

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    Re: Would the rich miss 5%?

    Quote Originally Posted by Happy Days View Post
    What do you think, would people earning over $250K a year miss 5%?
    Doesn't matter. It's their money. It belongs to THEM. If you want to take some of it, then move to Russia, where they do things like that. This is America, not a Communist state. If the rich want to miss 5% of their income, it should be their choice to do so.

    NOTE: Final judgment on helping the poor is made after we die. Jesus said that whatever we do "to the least of these", we have done unto him. So, if the rich are truly religious, and not religious hypocrite wannabes, then they had better heed those words, for the sake of their eternal souls. But it is not the function of the government to enforce morality, which includes dictating that people should give to the poor. It is only a commandment from a higher power that people have a right to believe or not believe, as they choose. It's all about free choice.
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    Re: Would the rich miss 5%?

    Quote Originally Posted by jallman View Post
    Which justifies robbing a man of his money...how?
    It is not robbery. We need to pay income taxes for things that we all use and need to be in good shape. Like highways, roads, , education, forest preserves, water.

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    Re: Would the rich miss 5%?

    Quote Originally Posted by Hatuey View Post
    Which "aristocrats" pay nothing in taxes? I call bull****.
    The uber rich, the likes of Buffet and such, tend to pay a lower marginal tax rate than their secretaries.
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